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'''Hippocrates of Kos''' (; ; ''Hippokrátēs''; 460 – 370 BC), also known as Hippocrates (physicians)|Hippocrates II, was a Greeks|Greek physician of the Age of Pericles (Classical Greece), and is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. He is referred to as the List of persons considered father or mother of a scientific field#Medicine and physiology|"Father of Modern Medicine" in recognition of his lasting contributions to the field as the founder of the Hippocratic School of Medicine. This intellectual school revolutionized medicine in ancient Greece, establishing it as a discipline distinct from other fields with which it had traditionally been associated (theurgy and philosophy), thus establishing medicine as a profession. However, the achievements of the writers...
Native nameἹπποκράτης
Native name langGreek
Birth date{{c.|lk=no}} 460 BC
Birth placeKos, Ancient Greece
Death date{{c.|lk=no}}370 BC
Death placeLarissa, Ancient Greece
EthnicityGreeks|Greek
OccupationPhysician
EraClassical Greece
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